Team Profiles

St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney – Tampa Drug Charges Lawyer

Using a team approach, the experienced arrest lawyers at Goldman Wetzel defend all types of criminal and traffic related cases, from speeding tickets to serious felony charges in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, and throughout the state of Florida. If you have been arrested, received a citation or are being pursued for questioning by the police, contact us now for a free case evaluation. Our St. Petersburg criminal defense attorneys provide aggressive representation to individuals charged with sex crimes, domestic violence or who are facing drug charges, weapons charges, theft charges or any type of criminal charges in Florida.


Summer Goldman, Attorney – View Full Profile

Summer is an experienced criminal trial lawyer. She began her career as a criminal attorney in 2001 when she was a prosecutor for the State Attorney’s Office in Pinellas County, Florida. There, she prosecuted thousands of cases from the initial investigation with law enforcement through sentencing. As a prosecutor, Summer helped many people accused of crimes avoid criminal charges altogether by making sure law enforcement did not violate a person’s constitutional rights during, before, or after arrest.


Maribeth Wetzel, Attorney – View Full Profile

Maribeth Wetzel is a zealous trial attorney, devoted to advocating on behalf of individuals accused of committing serious crimes in Tampa Bay. Ms. Wetzel has built a strong background in criminal trial practice and has always worked for the defense. Additionally she has represented clients suffering from severe mental health issues. These include individuals who have been involuntarily committed as a result of the Baker Act or deemed mentally incompetent. Additionally, Ms. Wetzel has extensive experience with departure hearings and seeking treatment for those who have been dually diagnosed with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Kristen Frattallone, Paralegal – View Full Profile

Kristen Frattallone is a Paralegal who joined the firm in 2014 and has over 10 years of experience in legal support, exclusively in the area of criminal defense and civil injunctions. She assists in all phases of litigation, from inception through discovery and trial.

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